Top rated morally superior movies that are also tough and gritty

Check out today’s highest ranked morally superior and tough and gritty movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are morally superior and tough and gritty, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Ghosts of Cité Soleil (2006)

In the slum of Cité Soleil, President Aristide's most loyal supporters were ruling as kings. The five major gang leaders were controlling heavily armed young men; the Chiméres. The Secret army of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. "Ghosts of Cité Soleil" is a film about Billy and Haitian 2pac. Two brothers. Gang Leaders of the Chiméres.

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2006-09-01 | Documentary

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    tenuous
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lucid character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rare glimpse

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2 Mardaani 2 (2019)

Officer Shivani Shivaji Roy is stationed at Kota where she goes against a ferocious serial killer who rapes and murders women.

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2019-12-12 | Action / Crime

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Rani Mukerji, Vishal Jethwa

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heinous crime
  2. Ranked #1 for
    no dull moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    psychotic villain

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3 Lowlife (2017)

The sordid lives of an addict, an ex-con, and a luchador collide when an organ harvesting caper goes very, very wrong.

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2017-07-21 | Crime / Thriller

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Nicki Micheaux, Mark Burnham

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rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    non-linear narrative
  2. Ranked #4 for
    entertaining ride
  3. Ranked #5 for
    top-violence

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4 Gimme Shelter (2013)

After running away from her abusive mother, a streetwise teen seeks refuge with her father, but he rejects her when he learns that she's pregnant.

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2013-10-17 | Drama

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Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson

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rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    meaty role
  2. Ranked #3 for
    less developed
  3. Ranked #5 for
    juicy role

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5 The Connection (2014)

Newly transferred to the bustling port city of Marseille to assist with a crackdown on organized crime, energetic young magistrate Pierre Michel is given a rapid-fire tutorial on the ins and outs of an out-of-control drug trade. Pierre's wildly ambitious mission is to take on the French Connection, a highly organized operation that controls the city's underground heroin economy and is overseen by the notorious —and reputedly untouchable— Gaetan Zampa. Fearless, determined and willing to go the distance, Pierre plunges into an underworld world of insane danger and ruthless criminals.

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2014-12-03 | Action / Crime

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Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche

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rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    refined character
  2. Ranked #9 for
    washed out look
  3. Ranked #10 for
    usually dependable cast

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6 The Whistleblower (2010)

Based on the experiences of Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) who discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost.

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2010-09-13 | Drama / Thriller

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Rachel Weisz, Vanessa Redgrave

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rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    heavy topic
  2. Ranked #7 for
    act of cruelty
  3. Ranked #9 for
    heinous crime

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7 Chicago Overcoat (2009)

The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.

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2009-10-10 | Action / Crime

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Frank Vincent, Kathrine Narducci

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rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    limited role
  2. Ranked #7 for
    flowing nicely
  3. Ranked #8 for
    solid piece of work

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8 Veteran (2015)

When an old collaborator gets severely injured, a veteran policeman tries to figure out the way to bring to justice the ultimately suspected aggressor, a spoiled young executive, heir to a mega corporation, who believes he is above the law.

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2015-08-05 | Action / Comedy

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Hwang Jung-min, Yoo Ah-in

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rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    well-orchestrated
  2. Ranked #2 for
    expertly filmed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    never flagging

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9 Factotum (2005)

This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.

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2005-04-25 | Comedy / Drama

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Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor

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rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dead end
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slovenly character
  3. Ranked #8 for
    capturing the feels

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10 Defiance (2008)

Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in the ghettos of Poland.

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2008-12-31 | Action / Drama

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Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber

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rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    vivid depiction
  2. Ranked #13 for
    with slaughters
  3. Ranked #13 for
    splitting up

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